Jamaica Margaritas

  • hoosgrad Posted: 07/11/10
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    What a tasty and beautiful cocktail! I found the dried flowers at a health store (surprisingly inexpensive) and we enjoyed the smooth flavor balancing tart and sweet. This recipe is definitely a keeper.

  • sherbear Posted: 05/05/10
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    I am not a big cocktail maker and I live in Mexico, so I needed something to serve friends that I could get all the ingredients for. I have served these margaritas many times now and to even to some of the restaurateurs that live here, who then later asked me for the recipe. I would say the only thing wrong with this recipe is that that the margaritas are to easy to drink. Enjoy

  • NanceeinSF Posted: 12/13/08
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    I made this for Thanksgiving and to my surprise it was a big hit with everyone including the men who stopped drinking their beer and opted to drink this margarita exclusively. Perfect for the occasion...highly recommend.

  • Elliots Posted: 06/23/09
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    We "debuted" this drink at a recent gathering and our guests couldn't get enough of it (which is not necessarily a good thing for an early Sunday brunch!) That rich ruby color and the tart/sweet taste makes for an exotic treat that won't break the bank.

  • melc1956 Posted: 08/24/09
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    Occassionally we have "special drink" parties and this last weekend we made this drink our "special" one...It was wonderful! Everyone loved it...perfectly refreshing for a warm summer evening BBQ! This recipe is a keeper, it's easy and straight forward...dried hibiscus are easily purchased on line.

  • jjjamstou2 Posted: 05/28/12
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    These were fantastic. Love margaritas anyway, but this was a unique flavor. Will definitely make them again! Found the dried flowers at a local Mexican foods store, not expensive at all. I used El Jimador Reposado & Cointreau with freshly squeezed limes.

  • Keiko123 Posted: 06/29/12
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    This is also known as "Sorrel" in Jamaica and is used at Christmas time and served with rum cake.This is an excellent recipe but there are a couple of other "twists" you can make on it. In Jamaica at Christmas they would add Rum instead of using Tequila and Triple Sec. Also, to make a non-alcoholic juice of this, steep the mixture on the stove with a couple of cinnamon sticks, a few clothes, allspice and a couple of pimentos. You can toss them in and strain it, or put it in a bag to steep then discard. Add a simple syrup to taste.

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